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is there anything i can do myself to treat this? in brief: glossitis this is what is called inflammation of the tongue.

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Dr. Joshua Gottschall
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Glossitis: The best way to treat inflammation of the tongue is to try to identify cause, for example: allergy, infection, trauma, autoimmune, diet/medication related, tumor etc. It is important to try an identify cause/effect. First see if there is diet or medication associations and make appropriate modifications. If this becomes a chronic condition then having a doctor evaluate would be recommended.

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